Monthly Archives: November 2016

HELLOWORLD AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS A WORTHY TREK FOR DENMARK HIGH

The Helloworld Australian School Championships provides the opportunity for schools from all around the country to compete against each other and that far-reaching aspect of the tournament is most evident with Denmark High School.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD TRANSITION

At the Basketball Australia Annual General Meeting on Saturday 26 November 2016, Rob Marcolina, Basketball Australia’s Chair, advised the meeting of his intention to step down from the role, citing business commitments.

BASKETBALL TASMANIA INDUCT HOLLIE GRIMA INTO SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Basketball Tasmania is incredibly proud that Hollie Florance (née Grima) has been inducted to the Tasmanian Sports Hall of Fame.

2016 HELLOWORLD AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS FIXTURES RELEASED

The fixtures and full team lists are now available for the 2016 Helloworld Australian School Championships with less than a fortnight until competition begins.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME LEGEND- MICHELE TIMMS

One word that has defined Michele Timms throughout her life in basketball is tough. From her earliest days on the courts at Bulleen Stadium in Melbourne, Michele has always been working harder and demanding respect from peers and opponents alike.

MICHELE TIMMS TO BE IMMORTALISED AS A LEGEND ALONGSIDE SEVEN INDUCTEES IN AUS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

One of the pioneers of Australian women’s basketball, Michele Timms will be enshrined as a Legend while seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

ATHLETES TO BE INVITED FOR JANUARY 2017 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT CAMP

40 athletes will be offered invitations to the 2017 Australian Development Camp (ADC) at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence from January 22-25.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- PERRY CROSSWHITE AM

Perry Crosswhite, or ‘Rocky’ as a generation of basketball fans came to know him, made his mark on Australian basketball as a player before continuing to grow the sport in several administrative roles.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- KEN WATSON BEM

As the patriarch of basketball in this country, Ken Watson’s impact on basketball in Australia stretched over an incredible career of 60 years.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2016 AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Seven athletes, coaches and contributors will be inducted and Michele Timms immortalised as a legend when the 2016 Australian Basketball Hall of Fame is held on Friday, November 25 in Melbourne.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- JEAN FORSTER

Jean Forster, or Jeanie Kupsch as she was known during her early playing career, is maybe best remembered as the first exponent of the jump shot in Australia but her achievements extend far beyond that important mark in the history of the sport.

KITAKYUSHU CHAMPIONS CUP LIVE STREAMING

Held in Japan from November 18-20, you will be able to watch all of the Under-23 Australian Spinners action as they compete in the Kitakyushu Champions Cup via YouTube.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- JENNY WHITTLE

The link between three of Australian basketball’s greatest moments internationally, Jenny Whittle enshrined herself in the legacy of the Opals over a period of 13 years while also starring in the WNBL for two decades.

NBA AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE PLAN TO LAUNCH NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their plan to launch NBA Global Academy, the NBA’s elite training centre at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

RECORD NUMBER OF TEAMS TO COMPETE AT 2016 AUSTRALIAN HELLOWORLD SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The largest event on the Australian Junior Championship calendar has gotten even bigger in 2016 with a record 154 teams set to compete when the 2016 Australian Helloworld Schools Championships (ASC's) are held in Melbourne from December 4-9.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME- RON HARVEY CVO AM

In Ron Harvey, basketball was fortunate to find a man whose commitment to the sport would be hard to match over 50 years as a player, coach and administrator at the highest level.

U23 SPINNERS NAMED FOR KITAKYUSHU CHAMPIONS CUP NEXT WEEK

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have been named ahead of the Kitakyushu Champions Cup for wheelchair basketball which will be held in Japan from November 18-20.

DANDENONG BASKETBALL TO HOST 2017 UNDER-14 CLUB CHAMPS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that the 2017 Australian Helloworld Under-14 Club Championships will be hosted by Dandenong Basketball from October 2-7 in 2017 at the Dandenong Basketball Stadium.

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